Deon Long

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Deon Long


Deon Long is a wide receiver for the University of Maryland Terrapins of the Big Ten Conference. He was named to Phil Steele’s 2014 pre-season All-Big Ten first team.

High School

Long attended Dunbar High School in Washington D.C. The Washington Post selected Long as a member of their All-Met second team.


Long has had a nomadic collegiate career. He spent one year redshirting at West Virginia before transferring to New Mexico and sitting out the 2010 season. In 2011 he tallied 47 catches, good for a tie for first on the team, and 809 receiving yards. He also scored four touchdowns. Long’s performance was good enough to be named to the All-Mountain West second team.

In 2012 Long played for Iowa Western, a junior college. He was a first team All-American as he was tops in the NJCAA i...